The Size of the Truth by Andrew Smith Publication date: March 26, 2019 Summary from NetGalley: A boy who spent three days trapped in a well tries to overcome his PTSD and claustrophobia so he can fulfill his dream of becoming a famous chef in this charming novel that is Andrew Smith’s first foray into … Continue reading An Unlikely Friendship
A Monster Like Me by Wendy S. Swore Publication Date: March 5, 2019 Summary from NetGalley: There are trolls, goblins, and witches. Which kind of monster is Sophie? Sophie is a monster expert. Thanks to her Big Book of Monsters and her vivid imagination, Sophie can identify the monsters in her school and neighborhood. Clearly, … Continue reading Which kind of monster are you?
Cogheart by Peter Bunzl Publication Date: February 12, 2019 (US) Summary from NetGalley: Thirteen-year-old Lily Harman always dreamed of adventure. A strong-willed girl, Lily felt trapped in a life of Victorian stuffiness at her prim boarding school. But after her father-a famous inventor-disappears on a routine zeppelin flight, Lily's life gets turned upside down. Now … Continue reading The Cogheart Adventures #1
Salt by Hannah Moskowitz Publication Date: October 30, 2018 Summary from Netgalley: In a world where sea monsters are real, what do you do with your inner demons? Roaming the Mediterranean Sea on sailboats and hunting down monsters is the only life seventeen-year-old Indi has ever known. He never loved it, but now that his … Continue reading Fighting Inner Demons
Inkling By Kenneth Oppel Publication Date: November 6, 2018 Summary from NetGalley: The Rylance family is stuck. Dad's got writer's block. Ethan promised to illustrate a group project at school--even though he can't draw. Sarah's still pining for a puppy. And they all miss Mom. So much more than they can say. Enter Inkling. Inkling … Continue reading A Little Ink Blot with Personality